[ARIN-consult] Consultation on Expanding the Size of the ARIN Board is Now Closed

Bill Woodcock woody at pch.net
Sun Jul 29 23:57:47 EDT 2018

> On Jul 29, 2018, at 8:46 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On 28 Jul 2018, at 7:33 PM, Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net> wrote:
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>>> On May 30, 2018, at 8:23 AM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
>>> ARIN thanks those who provided valuable feedback during this
>>> consultation expanding the size of the ARIN Board. This important
>>> feedback will be considered by the Board in their future deliberations
>>> on this matter.
>> So, this has been brought back before the board countless times, never passing, and has now been put out for community consultation twice, in May-June 2017, and April-May 2018, each time failing to garner significant support.
>> Can we trust that in the wake of this consensus, there will be no more “future deliberations” for a while?
> Bill -
> The Board has yet to consider the result of the community consultation - this will be done on our July teleconference taking place on this Tuesday.
> The agenda for the forthcoming teleconference may be found here: <https://www.arin.net/about_us/bot/bot2018_0731.html>
> Note that moving forward with changing the Bylaws to expand the ARIN Board requires a 4/5ths vote of approval, so there is fairly high hurdle to adoption.
> We’ll provide an update in a timely manner after the determination is made.

I hope the board will give due consideration to the fact that this has been put out to comment twice and been roundly rejected by the membership both times.


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